When

  • Daily

Ticketing info

Access to the gardens is included when you book onto a castle tour. Alternatively, you can purchase a gardens-only access ticket.

Included in palace admission

Beautiful gardens to explore

Hillsborough Castle’s glorious gardens are bursting with colour and are a joy to explore. From ornamental grounds to peaceful woodland, meandering waterways and picturesque glens, there are over 100 spectacular acres to discover.

Don’t miss the tranquil Lady Alice’s Temple, where several Secretaries of State found welcome respite from the pressures of politics; here you'll enjoy stunning views of the surrounding gardens.

Other highlights include Europe’s largest rhododendron, and the beautiful Granville Garden created by HM The Queen’s aunt Lady Granville in the 1940s and 50s.

On arrival, don't forget to pick up your copy of our garden explorer map which reveals more of the garden's unique features, including the Yew Tree Walk, Moss Walk, Ice House, Pinetum and the Quaker Burial Ground.

These special gardens are a delight to the senses throughout the seasons and offer countless places to unwind, contemplate, socialise and seek inspiration.

The images show the summer planting of the temporary White Garden, with Kensington Palace in the background.

Planted with flowers and foliage inspired by memories of the Princess’s life, image and style.

01 January - 31 December 2017

Kensington Palace

Open daily

The stunning gardens of Hampton Court Palace will be the setting for a unique cinematic experience this summer.

21 July - 19 August 2017

Hampton Court Palace

Renowned across the world, Hampton Court Palace Gardens are beautifully constructed and maintained, making them an unmissable attraction.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace